Fine Arts & Photography Competition


Department "H01"


Superintendents: Doug & Shirl Keith


Fine Arts & Photography Competitions: Professionals, Amateurs, Individual Students and Schools


Fees are $5 per entry in the professional and amateur competitions.

Professionals are allowed no more than two entries, and amateurs are allowed one entry.


Exhibits will be accepted in the Kerr Scott Building on fairgrounds, October 6-8, 2017. Registration is required prior to mailing/dropping off your exhibits. For hours, consult the Competition Rules. Fairgrounds Map


Online Entry Deadline: September 15, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

Paper Entry Deadline: Must be postmarked by 5 p.m. or hand delivered by 4 p.m. on September 15, 2017.

Both paper and online entry forms will be accepted for professional and amateur registrations.
Only paper entry forms will be accepted for individual student and school registrations.


Registration is now CLOSED.

At the end of your online registration, don't forget to click 'SUBMIT'. If not, your entry/entries will not be received.


Registration is now CLOSED.


Entries may be mailed to:

N.C. State Fair Entry Office

1010 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699

Entries may be hand delivered to:

N.C. State Fair Entry Office

1025 Blue Ridge Road

Raleigh, NC 27607


Please note that entries mailed to 1025 Blue Ridge Rd. will NOT be delivered to the fairgrounds. This is NOT a deliverable USPS address.


Exhibits will be released on October 23, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Unclaimed art will become the property of the N.C. State Fair.



Lot number category descriptions appearing online are abbreviated due to space limitations. Refer to the online premium book for a complete description of all lot number categories in each department before registering online.


Exhibitors who choose not to disclose their full Social Security Number at the time of registration (paper entry forms or online), even if they have submitted an entry in the past, forfeit any and all premium monies they may be entitled to.


If you have questions, please contact the N.C. State Fair Entry Department at (919) 839-4515.